[Last Call] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now


Software to debug PHP programs

Posted on 2011-04-21
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Is there any free or commercial software which I could use to debug a php application step by step?
Question by:DistillingExperts
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

Greg Alexander earned 2000 total points
ID: 35441115
However a free and close comparison is NetBeans for php


Author Comment

ID: 35441542
Thank you. Using NetBeans I am getting the following message:
Unable to connect
          Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost.

I am using the following sample application as a test:

What is wrong?
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:Greg Alexander
ID: 35441558
That link was internal... so I can't see it... are you setting up a database connection?
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Lukasz Chmielewski
ID: 35442265
You can use Zend debugger or XDebug with it.
LVL 111

Expert Comment

by:Ray Paseur
ID: 35448073
Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost.

I don't think that is a PHP problem.

Featured Post

Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Build an array called $myWeek which will hold the array elements Today, Yesterday and then builds up the rest of the week by the name of the day going back 1 week.   (CODE) (CODE) Then you just need to pass your date to the function. If i…
Introduction This article is intended for those who are new to PHP error handling (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html).  It addresses one of the most common problems that plague beginning PHP develop…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
This tutorial will teach you the core code needed to finalize the addition of a watermark to your image. The viewer will use a small PHP class to learn and create a watermark.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month18 days, 1 hour left to enroll

830 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question